Blue Chair Fruit Jams and Conserves – The Perfect Cheese Pairing!
Saxelby Cheesemongers is beyond proud to announce the arrival of a stellar lineup of jams, conserves, and marmalades from Oakland-based Blue Chair Fruit. Rachel Saunders and her team create incredible jams using only the finest organic and seasonal fruit (which around Oakland CA is varied and plentiful!!) Last week the Saxelby Team took on the arduous, belly fattening task of finding our favorite cheese & jam pairings. Check out our findings and stop by the shop to grab a perfect pairing for your next party, or for dinner tonight!
Saxelby’s Top Blue Chair Fruit & Cheese Pairings!
Blackberry Greengage Jam
Cheese Pick – Bonne Bouche – a creamy and musky disc of goats’ milk cheese ripened with a light dusting of vegetable ash on the rind.
Strawberry Pink Peppercorn Jam
Cheese Pick – Nancy’s Camembert – a decadent triple creme mix of sheep and cows’ milk, like cheesy butter with a rind.
Seven Citrus Marmalade
Cheese Pick – Bayley Hazen Blue – a fudgy, robust, and barnyardy blue with salt and anise flavor notes.
Bourbon Tomato Conserve
Cheese Pick – Marieke Extra Aged Gouda – a butterscotchy sweet toasted truffle of a cheese!